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Prenatal Vitamins 101

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 32,635 births occurred in Illinois in 2016. Each year, many women become mothers for the first time or all over again. In each birth, the ideal outcome is to have a healthy mother and an equally healthy baby. One way that this goal can be achieved … Continue reading "Prenatal Vitamins 101"

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6 Questions to Ask Your OB-GYN at Your Next Annual Exam

Are you getting the most out of your OB-GYN visits? Many women visit their gynecologist regularly for pap smears, birth control and mammograms. However, when the doctor asks if you have any questions, you may be caught off guard. Learn what to ask so that you can optimize your health and get some peace of … Continue reading "6 Questions to Ask Your OB-GYN at

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Annual Appointments for Women’s Health

The new year is a great time for new commitments to your health.  Regular examinations can help you solve problems before they truly start. Make sure the appointments and screenings below are on your calendar for 2017!   Gynecology Exam This annual test is important for reproductive health.  At Peoria Women’s Health, we perform three … Continue reading "A

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Minimize Stress During Stress Awareness Month

Today’s fast paced work environments and overbooked schedules bring with them a lot of added stress and concern. In recognition of Stress Awareness month it is important to be aware of the negative impact stress can have on your life.   Fight or flight – This is a protective response that is supposed to defend the body against … Continue reading "

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Reducing Stress Levels After the Holidays

The holiday season can be a joyful time of festive celebrations, but it can also be the most stressful time of the year. When stress levels rise, so do cortisol levels. The adrenal glands produce this hormone which helps to regulate your blood pressure and your immune system during times of increased stress. When your … Continue reading "Reducing Stress Levels After

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